A compilation of images taken by Michael Collins from the Apollo 11 Command/Service Module, showing an Earthrise and part of a lunar orbit. Exposures AS11-41-5971 through AS11-41-6105 were rotated 90 degrees clockwise and strung together to make this movie. Topics: moon, earthrise
The Apollo 16 crew captured this Earthrise with a handheld Hasselblad camera during the second revolution of the moon. Identifiable craters seen on the moon include Saha, Wyld and Saenger. Much of the terrain seen here is never visible from the Earth, as the command module was passing onto what is known as the 'dark side' of the moon. Apollo 16 launched on April 16, 1972 and landed on the moon on April 20. The mission was commanded by John Young; Thomas K. Mattingly II was the command module... Topics: Earthrise, Who -- John Young, What -- Apollo 16, What -- Moon Source: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_1335.html
In December of 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 became the first people to leave our home planet and travel to another body in space. But as crew members Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders all later recalled, the most important thing they discovered was Earth.Using photo mosaics and elevation data from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), this video commemorates the 45th anniversary of Apollo 8's historic flight by recreating the moment when the crew first saw and photographed the Earth... Topic: Earthrise: The 45th Anniversary / Scientific Visualization Studio - Goddard Space Flight Center /... Source: torrent:urn:sha1:dd88836ad38cf0a1f80657175ca7f1c4ea8fbc36
Interview with Col. Al Worden, Apollo 15 CMP conducted by Avi Solomon on 1st July 2011 http://www.boingboing.net/2011/07/07/interview-apollo-ast.html Topics: Al Worden, Apollo 15, CMP, Moon, Earthrise, Scale, Stars, Universe, Astronomy, Space, NASA
The world's first view of Earth taken by a spacecraft from the vicinity of the Moon. The photo was transmitted to Earth by the United States Lunar Orbiter I and received at the NASA tracking station at Robledo De Chavela near Madrid, Spain. This crescent of the Earth was photographed August 23, 1966 at 16:35 GMT when the spacecraft was on its 16th orbit and just about to pass behind the Moon. Photo Credit: NASA Topics: Original Lunar Orbiter 1 Earthrise photo, What -- Earth, What -- Moon, What -- Lunar Orbiter, What... Source: http://www.nasa.gov/topics/moonmars/features/LOIRP/lo1_h1-2_123_ratio.html
Azure, indigo, sapphire, cobalt, beryl, cerulean, cyan, ultramarine. Incase you didn't get our little hint, on this week Julia and Carolyne will be talking about the color blue and its influence in art history. Our topic was inspired by the Blue episode of the BBC documentary The History of Art in Three Colours. Topics: Apollo 8, Arena Chapel, Bellini, Blue, Earthrise, Egyptian Blue, Galla Placidia, Giotto,...